SIGN IN AGAINST: SB 5217 AWB, 5568 PREEMPTION
ALL HANDS–THIS IS IT.
THIS IS THE FIGHT OF YOUR LIFE!
WE NEED EVERYONE ON BOARD!
THE AWB (ASSAULT WEAPON BAN) AND STATE PREEMPTION WILL DESTROY YOUR GUN RIGHTS
Testify. Submit written testimony. Record your position (CON/AGAINST) for the record!
Each of these are being heard by the Senate Law & Justice Committee on 1/17, 9:30 am
URGENT: the AWB and pre-emption bills are going to be heard on Monday, 1/17, at 9:30 am!
We need you to sign in as OPPOSED, and help us get EVERYONE signed in to also oppose!
THIS IS THE FIGHT FOR OUR LIVES. WE NEED EVERYONE TO TAKE A MOMENT RIGHT NOW AND DO THIS! And share it with everyone at your gun club, gun store, and your friends lists!
Visit here to sign in: https://app.leg.wa.gov/csi/Senate#
Select Committee=Law & Justice, Meetings = 1/17/2022; Select SB 5217, and select “I would like my position noted….” (or you can submit written testimony!), on the next screen PLEASE CHOOSE Position = CON (IT IS PRO BY DEFAULT!). Fill in your name.
Let’s show a united front—for organization, choose “Washington Civil Rights Association.” Fill in the rest of your information (so they can determine which district you’re in (and which legislators should really care about your position and that you’re actually a WA resident), and then come back and do it again for SB 5568 (Preemption).
We’re supporting (PRO) SB 5690 (Firearms at memorials), and SB 5407 (Firearm theft)—feel free to just select “I would like my position noted…” for those two.
We have an urgent need for women and minorities to testify on these bills. If you would like to testify, please send me a couple of your talking points asap as we’re collecting a panel of those with the best points and the best ability to convey a powerful message.
- SB 5217 – Concerning assault weapons (CON) https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5217&Initiative=false&Year=2021
- SB 5568 – concerning preemption of municipal laws restricting the open carry of weapons (CON) https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5568&Year=2021&Initiative=false
- SB 5690 – Concerning firearms on the capitol campus for the sole purpose of organized memorial events (PRO) https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5690&Initiative=false&Year=2021
- SB 5407 – Concerning firearm theft (PRO) https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5407&Initiative=false&Year=2021
Talking points are being assembled and will be shared here: https://bit.ly/22-AWB
Please, please, please—share this with EVERYONE. The ONLY way we’re going to win this is if EVERYONE shows up and plays HARD BALL. We need to show these elected officials that they will lose the next election if they vote for these bills!
If you’re testifying, let’s show a united front! Choose your organization as “Washington Civil Rights Organization” when submitting testimony and download your super cool WCRA ZOOM backgrounds here: http://bit.ly/WCRAZoomBG
Let’s push back HARD and LOUD to show the legislators just how many of us will be voting against them at re-election time!
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Your voice absolutely matters. We only win if you take action! This year we’re more organized and active than ever. How do we know? The anti-gun lobby is sending out impassioned pleas to their base, begging them to get more involved. They’re afraid of your voice. Let’s get louder. Let’s bring our friends in to make even more noise.
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